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Map and Compass Navigation at Woodstock Farm

3 Hours
Recreation Northwest Adventure Van
Tour Type:
Group size:
6 Maximum
Activity Level:
2. Easy Active
Skill Level:
1. Beginner


  • August 16, 2021
Total: 60
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2:00pm Adventure van departs Recreation Northwest office 1126 N Forest St, Bellingham, WA 98225

2:30pm Navigation starts at Woodstock Farm

5:00pm Adventure van returns to Recreation Northwest office

Your Experience

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When you look at Maps is it a confusing mess?  Understanding where you are is an outstanding skill for planning and executing outdoor adventures. Mapping Apps and GPS gadgets are only useful if you understand Maps. Learn the foundation of outdoor Navigation using a Map and Compass in this course at Woodstock Farm.  You’ll leave with the experience of identifying terrain features on a map, understanding a map legend, walking a bearing line, triangulation and using a map to help plan and execute your adventures.  Bring your own compass or use one of ours. 


Your Guide

Caleb Savage

Caleb originally hails from Massachusetts, however, he has been living in Washington since the winter of 2019. A recent resident of Bellingham, he has been immersed in the field of Environmental Education for the past 7-8 years. He has taught hands-on science inquiry-based lessons to all ages in a diverse range of ecosystems throughout the country. He has also led backpacking and whitewater rafting expeditions while helping his participants gain a sense of place. He has a passion for the local community, the environment, and encourages his participants to be present in the here and now when exploring the outdoors. When Caleb is not working you may find him exploring the wilderness around Mount Baker or the Chuckanuts, biking through Bellingham, going to see live music, and creating delicious food.